To our clients,
As we respond to the ever-changing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and make decisions in the best interests of our staff, clients and community, we are implementing our business continuity plan.
Our law firm remains open for business. While several of our attorneys, paralegals and support staff have been working remotely during the past week, beginning today, 100% of our staff will be working remotely from home offices.
Our move to a virtually paper-free office environment as well as robust investments in IT infrastructure, data security, and a state-of-the-art case management platform have enabled us to seamlessly switch from a traditional office environment to a virtual office at this time. These advancements allow us to access our files from virtual folders and sign documents via text and email. Accordingly, we can continue to provide you comprehensive legal services without interruption during these uncertain times.
This past Friday, Governor Lamont issued Executive Order 7H, which explicitly recognizes that the provision of legal services is essential, and therefore, legal services will not be subject to the workforce restrictions affecting the staff at non-essential workplaces. You can find more information on Executive Order 7H at the following link…Stay Safe Stay Home. We continue to monitor the situation through our strong contacts in all branches of government, both at the state and federal level. Our affiliations with the Connecticut Bar Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association are also helping guide our firm regarding best practices during this period. As new laws affecting our profession are enacted almost daily, our firm remains agile and will continue to adjust and adapt aspects of our work accordingly.
Our email, phone and fax systems continue to function normally, so please do not hesitate to phone our office at (860) 649-4400 if we can be of service. We remain ready and able to support your legal needs and are only a phone call or email away.
Finally, please continue to remain in your home to whatever extent possible and, at a minimum, wash your hands frequently, avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth, and practice social distancing by keeping a safe distance (approximately 6 feet) between yourself and other people. You can find more information on protective measures at the following link…CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
From all of us at Barry, Barall & Spinella, may you, your family and friends stay healthy and safe.